295/50R15 Tire Size in Inches and Millimeters

295/50R15 tires have a diameter of 26.7" (677 mm), a tread width of 11.6" (295 mm), and a wheel diameter of 15" (381 mm).The sidewall of the tire is 5.8" (148 mm), and the tire's circumference is 83.8" (2125.8 mm). This means a 295/50R15 tire will make make 756 revolutions per mile, or 470 revolutions per kilometer.

295/50R15 Tire Front
295/50R15 Tire Side
Tire Circumference
756 Revs/Mile
Diameter26.7"677 mm
Width11.6"295 mm
Wheel15"381 mm
Sidewall5.8"148 mm
Circum83.8"2125.8 mm
Revolutions756 per mile470 per km

What Does 295/50R15 Mean?

The tire size 295/50R15 is a common size used on many trucks, SUVs, and other larger vehicles.

Here is what each part of the size designation represents:

  • 295: This number represents the width of the tire in millimeters. In this case, the tire is 295 millimeters wide.
  • 50: This number represents the aspect ratio of the tire, which is the height of the tire's sidewall as a percentage of its width. In this case, the sidewall height is 50% of the tire's width.
  • R: This letter indicates the tire's construction type. “R” stands for radial construction, which is the most common type of tire construction today.
  • 15: This number represents the diameter of the wheel that the tire is designed to fit on, in inches. In this case, the tire is designed to fit on a 15-inch wheel.

295/50R15 tire size meaning

How To Convert 295/50R15 Into Inches

The 295/50R15 conversion is fairly simple. The first number in the tire size, 295, represents the width of the tire in millimeters. To convert this to inches, we divide 295 by 25.4 (since there are 25.4 millimeters in an inch). This gives us approximately 11.6 inches.

The second number in the tire size, 50, represents the aspect ratio or the height of the tire as a percentage of its width. To calculate the height in inches, we multiply 11.6 by 0.50, which gives us approximately 5.8 inches.

Finally, the last number in the tire size, 15, represents the diameter of the wheel rim in inches. Therefore, the tire size 295/50R15 can be expressed in inches as roughly 11.6 inches wide, 5.8 inches tall, and designed to fit a 15-inch wheel rim.

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Cooper Cobra Radial G/T All-Season P295/50R15 105S Tire
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Frequently Asked Questions About 295/50R15 Tires

How tall is a 295/50R15 tire?

A 295/50R15 tire has an approximate height, also known as the overall diameter, of 26.7 inches (677 mm). This height can vary slightly depending on the brand and model of the tire, as well as the amount of air pressure in the tire.

How wide is a 295/50R15 tire?

A 295/50R15 tire has a width of approximately 11.6 inches (295 millimeters). The width of the tire is the first number in the tire size designation, which in this case is “295”. It’s important to note that the actual width of the tire may vary slightly depending on the brand and model of the tire, and the width may also be affected by the amount of air pressure in the tire.

Alternate 295/50R15 Replacement Tire Sizes

Upsizing your wheels or tires? Replacement tires must be within 3% of the diametor of the original tire. The following sizes fall within that range - click on any size to see detailed info about that tire and wheel combination.

125/70R1925.9"659 mm19 mm
135/70R1926.5"673 mm19 mm
135/80R1826.5"673 mm18 mm
135/90R1726.6"676 mm17 mm
145/60R2026.9"682 mm20 mm
145/65R2027.4"696 mm20 mm
145/70R1826"661 mm18 mm
145/80R1726.1"664 mm17 mm
145/80R1827.1"689 mm18 mm
145/90R1626.3"668 mm16 mm
145/90R1727.3"694 mm17 mm
155/60R2027.3"694 mm20 mm
155/70R1826.6"675 mm18 mm
155/80R1726.8"680 mm17 mm
155/90R1627"686 mm16 mm
165/70R1726.1"664 mm17 mm
165/70R1827.1"689 mm18 mm
165/80R1626.4"670 mm16 mm
165/80R1727.4"696 mm17 mm
175/60R1927.3"693 mm19 mm
175/75R1626.3"668 mm16 mm
175/80R1627"686 mm16 mm
185/55R1826"661 mm18 mm
185/75R1626.9"684 mm16 mm
185/80R1526.7"677 mm15 mm
195/65R1626"660 mm16 mm
195/75R1526.5"673 mm15 mm
195/80R1426.3"668 mm14 mm
195/80R1527.3"693 mm15 mm
205/50R1826.1"663 mm18 mm
205/55R1725.9"658 mm17 mm
205/55R1826.9"683 mm18 mm
205/60R1726.7"678 mm17 mm
205/65R1626.5"672 mm16 mm
205/70R1526.3"669 mm15 mm
205/70R1627.3"694 mm16 mm
205/75R1426.1"664 mm14 mm
205/75R1527.1"689 mm15 mm
215/50R1826.5"673 mm18 mm
215/55R1726.3"668 mm17 mm
215/55R1827.3"693 mm18 mm
215/60R1626.1"664 mm16 mm
215/60R1727.2"690 mm17 mm
215/65R1526"661 mm15 mm
215/65R1627"686 mm16 mm
215/70R1425.9"658 mm14 mm
215/70R1526.9"683 mm15 mm
215/75R1426.7"678 mm14 mm
225/30R2227.4"695 mm22 mm
225/35R2026.2"666 mm20 mm
225/40R1926.1"663 mm19 mm
225/40R2027.1"688 mm20 mm
225/45R1825.9"659 mm18 mm
225/45R1927"685 mm19 mm
225/50R1725.9"658 mm17 mm
225/50R1826.9"683 mm18 mm
225/55R1726.8"680 mm17 mm
225/60R1626.6"676 mm16 mm
225/65R1526.5"673 mm15 mm
225/70R1426.5"672 mm14 mm
225/70R1527.4"697 mm15 mm
225/75R1427.3"694 mm14 mm
235/30R2126.6"675 mm21 mm
235/35R2026.5"672 mm20 mm
235/35R2127.4"697 mm21 mm
235/40R1926.4"671 mm19 mm
235/40R2027.4"696 mm20 mm
235/45R1826.3"669 mm18 mm
235/45R1927.4"695 mm19 mm
235/50R1726.3"668 mm17 mm
235/50R1827.3"693 mm18 mm
235/55R1626.1"664 mm16 mm
235/55R1727.2"690 mm17 mm
235/60R1526.1"663 mm15 mm
235/60R1627.1"688 mm16 mm
235/65R1527"687 mm15 mm
235/70R1427"686 mm14 mm
240/55R1626.4"670 mm16 mm
245/30R2126.8"681 mm21 mm
245/35R2026.8"680 mm20 mm
245/40R1926.7"679 mm19 mm
245/45R1826.7"677 mm18 mm
245/50R1726.7"678 mm17 mm
245/55R1626.6"676 mm16 mm
245/60R1526.6"675 mm15 mm
255/30R2026.1"662 mm20 mm
255/30R2127"687 mm21 mm
255/35R1926"661 mm19 mm
255/35R2027"686 mm20 mm
255/40R1826"661 mm18 mm
255/40R1927"687 mm19 mm
255/45R1726.1"662 mm17 mm
255/45R1827"687 mm18 mm
255/50R1626.1"662 mm16 mm
255/50R1727.1"688 mm17 mm
255/55R1526"661 mm15 mm
255/55R1627"686 mm16 mm
255/60R1426.1"662 mm14 mm
255/60R1527"687 mm15 mm
265/25R2227.2"691 mm22 mm
265/30R2026.3"668 mm20 mm
265/30R2127.3"693 mm21 mm
265/35R1926.3"669 mm19 mm
265/35R2027.3"694 mm20 mm
265/40R1826.3"669 mm18 mm
265/40R1927.4"695 mm19 mm
265/45R1827.4"695 mm18 mm
265/50R1626.5"672 mm16 mm
265/60R1426.5"674 mm14 mm
275/25R2126.4"671 mm21 mm
275/25R2227.4"697 mm22 mm
275/30R2026.5"674 mm20 mm
275/35R1926.6"675 mm19 mm
275/40R1826.7"677 mm18 mm
275/50R1525.9"657 mm15 mm
275/50R1626.9"682 mm16 mm
275/55R1526.9"683 mm15 mm
275/60R1427"686 mm14 mm
285/30R2026.8"680 mm20 mm
285/35R1825.9"657 mm18 mm
285/35R1926.9"683 mm19 mm
285/40R1726"660 mm17 mm
285/40R1827"685 mm18 mm
285/50R1526.3"667 mm15 mm
295/25R2126.8"681 mm21 mm
295/30R1926"661 mm19 mm
295/30R2027"686 mm20 mm
295/35R1826.1"663 mm18 mm
295/35R1927.1"689 mm19 mm
295/40R1726.3"668 mm17 mm
295/40R1827.3"693 mm18 mm
295/50R1526.7"677 mm15 mm
305/25R2026"660 mm20 mm
305/25R2127"685 mm21 mm
305/30R1926.3"667 mm19 mm
305/30R2027.2"692 mm20 mm
305/35R1826.4"671 mm18 mm
305/35R1927.4"697 mm19 mm
305/50R1527"687 mm15 mm
315/25R2026.2"666 mm20 mm
315/30R1926.5"673 mm19 mm
315/35R1826.7"677 mm18 mm
315/40R1625.9"658 mm16 mm
315/45R1627.2"690 mm16 mm
325/25R2026.4"670 mm20 mm
325/25R2127.4"695 mm21 mm
325/30R1926.7"679 mm19 mm
325/35R1827"685 mm18 mm
335/25R2026.6"676 mm20 mm
335/30R1825.9"659 mm18 mm
335/30R1927"685 mm19 mm
335/35R1726.2"666 mm17 mm
345/25R2026.8"680 mm20 mm
345/30R1826.2"665 mm18 mm
345/30R1927.2"691 mm19 mm
355/25R1926"661 mm19 mm
355/30R1927.4"697 mm19 mm
355/40R1627.2"690 mm16 mm
375/20R2126.9"683 mm21 mm